January 7, 2011

Yesteryear Kart Club members play knowledge game, enjoy dinner out
The Villages Daily Sun – Jan. 7
On Feb 28 at Laurel Manor Recreation Center, the club will join forces with the Philadelphia Club to put on a benefit event for the Moffitt Cancer Center of The Villages.

VIPs get first look at TMH Cancer Center 
Tallahassee Democrat – Jan. 7

"I think this is an absolutely beautiful facility," said Jan Marshburn, director of strategic alliances for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Auxiliary volunteers raise $125000 for Moffitt 
The Villages Daily Sun – Jan. 7
These volunteers with The Villages Health System Auxiliary had gathered in front of the Moffitt Cancer Center at The Villages construction site on Bella Cruz Drive to present a check for $125,000 to the project’s equipment fundraising effort.

Male Circumcision Cuts Women's Cervical Cancer Risk
WebMD – Jan. 7
The impact of circumcision on cervical cancer risk is less clear in the U.S. and other industrialized countries where cervical cancer screening is routine, says Anna Giuliano, MD, who chairs the department of cancer epidemiology at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.

VIPs get first look at TMH Cancer Center
Tallahassee Democrat (blog) – Jan. 7
"I think this is an absolutely beautiful facility," said Jan Marshburn, director of strategic alliances for Moffitt Cancer Center.

Survey Says … What, Exactly?
St. Petersburg Times/Tampabay.com – Jan. 7
This summer, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa General Hospital and All Children's Hospital placed in the magazine's list of the top 50 hospitals.

Moffitt to host biotech conference
Bradenton Herald – Jan. 7
TAMPA - Moffitt Cancer Center will host its fifth-annual Business of Biotech conference from 8 am to 1:30 pm Jan. 31 in the Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, 12902 Magnolia Drive.

Circumcision Helps Cut HPV Transmission Rate, Study Finds
BusinessWeek – Jan. 6
In an accompanying commentary, Dr. Anna R. Giuliano of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and colleagues wrote: "Recent findings add important evidence for the promotion of male circumcision in countries without well-established programs for cervical screening.

Tallahassee Memorial Opens Cancer Center
WCTV – Jan. 6
"If I wasn't treated here, I'd have to go to Shands or Moffitt, but because this place is available to me ... it's a short drive for me and it has ultra modern equipment," Clevenger said.

KC productions members live long-time dream to perform in 'A Chorus Line’
The Villages Daily Sun – Jan. 6
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Moffitt Cancer Center of The Villages. McCarthy, a Village of Hemingway resident, landed the role of Valerie Clark,

Elderly Get Less Aggressive Cancer Treatment 
CBS News – Jan. 5

At the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Lodovici Balducci believes that doctors need to learn how to treat cancer while at the same time, handle the multiple, chronic conditions of aging.

Wednesday's Afternoon Update
Florida Trend – Jan. 5
Moffitt Cancer Center will host its fifth annual Business of Biotech on Jan. 31, 2011.

Blood test can potentially capture cancer cells for disease diagnosis
ABC Action News – Jan. 3
A test that can catch cancer cells... Even single sick cells amongst billions of healthy ones... "This is very valuable," said Moffitt Cancer Center researcher Christine Laronga.

Economic struggles continued to bedevil Lake in 2010
Orlando Sentinel – Jan. 1
Central Florida Health Alliance, which operates Leesburg Regional  Medical Center and The Villages Health System, announced plans to build a third hospital near Wildwood and a partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center, based in Tampa.

Tampa Bay hospitals ring in the new year by going tobacco-free
St. Petersburg Times/Tampabay.com – Jan. 1
The vast majority of local hospitals won't allow any smoking, as the latest converts join institutions such as such as Bayfront Medical Center, All Children's Hospital, University of South Florida Health and Moffitt Cancer Center that previously took the step.

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